Category Archives: Local Headlines

Honore Announces He Will Not Run for Governor

Retired General Russell Honore announces he will not run for governor. His candidacy had been touted by those who remember Read More →

Details Clarified in Trooper-Involved Shooting

A state police spokesperson clarifies details following a trooper-involved shooting yesterday. Authorities confirm the trooper has been treated and released Read More →

Food Bank Receives $25,000 Donation


Leebo’s “Get It N Gone” presented a $25,000 check to the Food Bank today. It’s part of the convenience store’s Read More →

LSUA Hosts 4th of July Celebration


LSUA held a 4th of July celebration in its quad. The party had a barbeque with karaoke and door prizes. Read More →

Local State Trooper Involved in Shooting


A state trooper is involved in a shooting. He was on routine patrol about 2:30 this afternoon at Highway 1 Read More →

19 Arrested in LaSalle Drug Round-Up

LaSalle deputies announce a drug round-up netting some 19 arrests. Sheriff Scott Franklin called the operation Fielder’s Choice because, he Read More →

Former Firemen Arrested in Arson Case

Top, left to right: Darryl Blount, Thomas Gilbert, and Bobby Murray. 
Bottom, left to right: Kenneth Sweet, Jeremy West, and Johnny West.

State fire marshals arrest six for arsons in Oakdale. Three served as volunteer firefighters with Oakdale and Allen parish District Read More →

Area Resident Named Farmwoman of the Year


An area resident is named Outstanding Young Farmwoman of the Year. Danielle Yerby, seen here in the middle, received this Read More →

Local Entrepreneur Leads Communication Workshop

Local entrepreneur Glenda Stock led a workshop about the culture of communication. Here’s what she has to say about facilitating Read More →

Alexandria Launches Rec2U Program


The City of Alexandria officially launched its summer mobile recreation program. The Rec2U Program is the creation of the new Read More →